RV Oceanus, New York Bight
John Reinfelder
Department of Environmental Sciences

Rutgers, the State University of New Jersey

14 College Farm Road New Brunswick NJ
(848) 932-5737 (phone)
(732) 932-8644 (fax)
Raritan River estuary
Raritan River estuary

Research Interests:
Current Projects:

Estuarine phytoplankton and organic carbon dynamics with Bob Chant (Rutgers) and Yoeri Dijkstra (Delft)

Transformations of MeHg by marine microbes and minerals with Nick Fisher (Stony Brook) and Rob Mason (Connecticut)

Mass-dependent and mass-independent fractionation of mercury stable isotopes in natural waters with Sarah Janssen (USGS), Jeffra Schaefer (Rutgers), Kritee (EDF), Tamar Barkay (Rutgers), and Joel Blum (Michigan)

Mercury cycling and bioaccumulation in the West Antarctic Peninsula's coastal marine ecosystem with Phil Sontag (Rutgers), Debbie Steinberg (Virginia Institute of Marine Sciences), Oscar Schofield (Rutgers), and Bill Fraser (Polar Oceans Research Group)

Accumulation of cadmium and other trace elements in rice with Weilin Huang (Rutgers) and Fangbi Li (Guangdong Institute of Eco-Environmental and Soil Sciences, Guangzhou, China)

Geomicrobiology of acid-mine drainage-contaminated soils with Chuling Guo (South China University of Technology) and Zhi Dang (South China University of Technology)

Past Projects:

Regulation of diatom physiology and stoichiometry by CO2

Microbial oxidation of Hg(0)

Accumulation of trace metals by plankton in the Hudson River buoyant plume

Carbon fixation in marine diatoms

Microbial mobilization of arsenic from Newark Basin shale

Mercury volatilization from wetlands

New Jersey Atmospheric Deposition Network

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